Insurance Claims / Bad Faith

Denied Payment by Your Insurance Provider?

Recover the Benefits Owed You Through a "Bad Faith" Claim

Insurance companies are legally bound to act in the best interests of the clients they represent and deliver the compensation they're contracted for. When this doesn't happen, the company is said to have acted in "bad faith" and can be held liable for the benefits they've withheld. This is true in regard to property insurance, auto insurance, health insurance, disability insurance, long-term care insurance, and life insurance.

Are you dealing with unfair insurance practices? Contact Joseph A. Gregorio for aggressive representation that you deserve. Free consultations!

Louisiana Bad Faith Statutes

According to LA.REV.STAT.SS 22:1892 and 22:1973* in Louisiana, there are penalties for those who arbitrarily or capriciously fail to pay a claim. The Louisiana Supreme Court notes that these statutes both incorporate the same standard and conduct. Whether your insurance company failed to adequately cover you in the aftermath of a vehicular accident, a property damage claim or a death in the family, you may be entitled to punitive damages beyond what was originally specified in your contract.

Examples of bad faith practices include:

  • Taking an inordinate amount of time to process a claim
  • Failing to adequately cover the cost of damages
  • Delaying or denying needed treatment
  • Refusing to settle

Stand Up to Your Insurance Provider - Call a Bossier City Bad Faith Lawyer

If you've been victimized a second time through a delay or denial of benefits, Joseph A. Gregorio, A Professional Law Firm, can help you appeal the decision. For more than 25 years, we have been helping clients throughout Bossier City, Shreveport, Minden, and the surrounding communities extract what is owed to them from their insurance providers. Our relentless devotion to the rights of individual accident victims has earned us numerous industry distinctions; included among them is an AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, inclusion among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers, and admission to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum®.

You risk nothing by calling us for a free case evaluation. We don't charge you anything unless we're able to collect damages on your behalf. Call (318) 719-7515 today to schedule an appointment.


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